(to) Avoid the drop
This means to survive or to not be relegated to another division
This week, languagecaster.com introduce the football cliche 'it's a funny old game'.
Dead man walking: This refers to a manager who everyone knows will soon be sacked; will soon be fired. He will soon lose his job.
This week, languagecaster.com digs into its archives and brings you the football phrase 'smash and grab'.
A cracker: A very exciting match, usually with lots of goals OR a great goal
This week's football phrase is 'to wrong-foot the defence', which means to do something to catch out the defence; to throw them off-balance...